The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 155 134 129
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 9 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.25% 4.07% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £375 £360 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +56.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £289 £195
% change year-on-year
-13.41% +48.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +14.81%
IBM Notes
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
721 664 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.83% 17.00% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 359 256
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Median hourly rate £22.54 £19.00 £25.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £10.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.43 £49.50 £40.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing IBM Notes as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the North West region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 7 £375 +25.00%
Cheshire -20 2 - -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 14 (100.00%) Lotus
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) IBM Domino
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) LotusScript
6 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) VBScript
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) IBM Domino
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Domino Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Architect
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) NetWare
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) LotusScript
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Lotus
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Novell